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Casper & Runyon's Nook

492 Hamline Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1613
+1 651-698-4347
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“stuffed burger” (37 reviews)
“fries” (116 reviews)
“wings” (21 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
492 Hamline Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1613
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We sat down, ordered some delicious Curds; which came out fresh within minutes. As I enjoyed such wonderful warm cheesy bites my mind wandered back to my youth on the farm when my mother and other locals would make fresh curds on Saturday's and I...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank caseyyardley
Reviewed 19 August 2017

My grandparents and I used to make what Papa called "wolf burgers" over the fire pit up north. It involved two patties stuffed full of everything we would normally put on top of the burger. The Nook has perfected my Papa's wolf burgers. The place...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Jocelyn T
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Had to wait about 45 mins. to get a table, but was well worth it. Started out with the hand dipped cheese curds and runyon rings, both were delish. Our group had a hard time picking from the menu as there were so many items...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank thebackroads
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We love the Nook and have been here several times. Food is always good! Must try the juicy nooky. Fantastic Happy Hour deals!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Joyce W
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The burgers are very good. Sufficient beer list. We were shuttled down stairs by the bowling alley. It was loud, hot and uninspiring. Service was so-so. On a weekday night with a table upstairs, this would probably get a higher rating.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Robert M
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Their burger and fries are SO good! Like so good. One of our top favorite places in the cities! Be prepared to wait--it's busy because it's good! They have a large menu-but I would recommend a burger for sure! They have a cool old fashion...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank NCruise0130
Reviewed 1 August 2017

After so looking forward to gorging myself with a juicy nookie we were left disappointed and unsatisfied. Spanish fly - lacked flavor and the cheese wasn't warm. However the chips were great! Juicy Nookie - Cheese was cold...isn't the point of that burger the cheese!...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank kristef2017
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Yum. Nothing better than burgers and fries. The Nook offers the most delicious bar food, would 10/10 recommend the sweet potato fries. Always a great meal.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

The Nook is in a narrow building with an upstairs and downstairs. The downstairs, where we ate, has a vintage bowling alley and was not what we were expecting, but it was cool. The chipotle garlic wings were flavorful. We had a patty melt, a...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank lisakX6614OS
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Consistently great, juicy burgers. It is a small restaurant and it can sometimes be difficult to find close parking but it is well worth the wait and the parking hassle. Bowling in the basement.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank queenvic65
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24 November 2015|
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Response from Justuscd2 | Reviewed this property |
Did you mean motels? If so, not close. It is located in the Highland, Macalaster area of St Paul across the street from Cretin High School.
24 November 2015|
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Response from pnygaard1 | Reviewed this property |
No not close Highland Park area
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 492 Hamline Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1613
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-698-4347
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